Krishna Kumari, a member of the Pakistan People’s Party, hails from the so-called untouchables, the lowest rung of the caste system that still prevails in Pakistan and neighbouring India. Photo: AP

In historic first, a Hindu woman has been elected to the senate in Pakistan

It was a rare win for a woman from a marginalised community that lies at the bottom of the Hindu caste hierarchy

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Krishna Kumari, a member of the Pakistan People’s Party, hails from the so-called untouchables, the lowest rung of the caste system that still prevails in Pakistan and neighbouring India. Photo: AP
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